Posts Tagged: character design

 
Brainstorming Character Design with Alchemy

Developing and designing new characters can be tough. There is a tendency most artists have when faced with a blank canvas, and that is to draw what you feel most …

 
Mentor Experiment: Silhouettes: Barry’s Critique!

I’m a bit behind on the crits and new assignment this week, so apologies for that. Let’s jump into this week’s critique, shall we? Here’s the assignment description, once again: …

 
The Mentor Experiment: Silhouettes: Kyndra’s Critique

The focus for last week’s Mentor Experiment assignment was silhouette values. Up above are Kyndra’s submissions. Kyndra did a really nice job conveying the age and time period in her …

 
Hair Critique: Barry Buchanan’s assignment

I wanted to write this up a few days ago, but between being at work and being under the weather, things got pushed back. It was helpful to see the …

 
The Mentor Experiment: Week 6: Hair

Hair is one of those really tricky items to draw. I prefer to think of hair as a three dimensional volumetric form. I almost always start with reference photos to …

 
The Mentor Experiment: Week 5: Arms and Hands!

This week, we’re going to look at drawing hands. Hands are incredibly expressive and add a great deal to a character’s pose and attitude. Hands can be complicated to draw …